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NCD killing more in SA

Heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are steadily killing more and more [b]South Africans. The World Health Organisation’s[/b] latest report details NCD trends in countries as well as their responses. ‘Our latest data show that 85% of premature deaths from NCDs occur in developing countries,’ says WHO director-general Dr Margaret Chan.

[link url=http://www.health-e.org.za/2014/07/11/heart-disease-cancer-diabetes-rising-killers]Full Health-e report[/link]
[link url=http://www.who.int/nmh/publications/ncd-profiles-2014/en]WHO report[/link]

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